Teacher of Maths – Sheffield

Teacher of Maths

Sheffield Park Academy



The Vacancy

Sheffield Park Academy is seeking to appoint a Teacher of Maths.  This is an excellent opportunity to join an Ofsted rated ‘Good’ academy.  The academy is part of United Learning, a national group of schools and academies.  Sheffield Park Academy is an 11-18 school.  As part of United Learning our aim is to bring out ‘the Best in Everyone’ and we continuously strive to ensure that students and staff have every opportunity to succeed, with their potential developed to the utmost. Our school has motivated, ambitious students with a high percentage of our students going on to attend Russell group universities.

The successful candidate will be a determined, ambitious and knowledgeable Teacher of Maths who will join our established Maths department. 

We are seeking candidates who can positively contribute in our journey to become an ‘Outstanding’ school.  Applications are welcomed from experienced teachers who are able to evidence a strong track record of student success, as well as Newly Qualified Teachers who have the potential to make a significant impact on the lives and education of the children they teach.

This role requires a highly focussed individual who is organised and passionate about making a difference for our academy and the local community.  The successful candidate will be highly efficient with outstanding attention to detail.  This is a challenging role that will bring many rewards. For the right candidate a TLR for Head of Key stage or Head of Year, may be available.

We are looking for someone who:

  • Shares our moral purpose of ensuring that all our young people receive the best education in a supportive environment from people who care about them.
  • Is passionate about Maths and will inspire our students in the subject.
  • Is a skilled and inspirational classroom practitioner who models effective pedagogical practice.
  • Has a proven track record of raising standards within teaching and learning.
  • Has personal qualities to motivate, support and challenge others.
  • Is committed to improving the life chances of our students and support them to become well rounded citizens.

We will offer you:

  • Excellent facilities and resources.
  • Talented, supportive and innovative staff and students.
  • The opportunity to work with an established team.
  • Training and development opportunities.
  • Opportunities to collaborate with colleagues in our cluster of schools.
  • Access to the Teachers’ Pension Scheme (TPS).

Please refer to the job description and person specification for further details.

To apply, please click the ‘Apply’ button at the top of this page to complete our online application form, CVs are not accepted.  If you have any queries regarding this role please email [email protected] The closing date for this post is Midnight Sunday 26 March 2023.  Interviews will take place soon after.

United Learning is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  Employees will, in accordance with statutory guidance, be subject to a comprehensive checking process including references from current and previous employers, health, right to work in the UK, an Enhanced DBS check and a further check against the appropriate barred list.

United Learning

We are part of United Learning, a large, and growing, group of schools aiming to offer a life changing education to children and young people across England.

Our schools work as a team and achieve more by sharing than any single school could. Our subject specialists, our Group-wide intranet, our own curriculum and our online learning portal all help us share knowledge and resource, helping to simplify work processes and manage workloads for an improved work-life balance.

As a Group, we can reward our staff better: with good career opportunities, better pay, benefits, and ultimately, the satisfaction of helping children to succeed. We invest in our staff wellbeing. Our academies each have at least eight INSET days per year (with three of those solely dedicated to planning), and an ongoing group-wide wellbeing programme. It's an ethos we call ‘the best in everyone’.

We are working hard to become a more diverse organisation – which is key to our commitment to bringing out the best in everyone. We welcome applications from everyone committed to this ethos and would particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates, who are currently under-represented in the Group as a whole.  We always appoint on merit. We are open to discussing flexible working options.



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